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Jon Lester Carries No Hitter into 9th


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you and i are on the opposite side of the tracks...i have begun to hate boston and their fans more and more as the years have gone on' date=' I just loathe them[/quote']

Agreed, to be completely honest I hate the Yankees and their fans like 1/8th as much as I hate the Red Sox and their fans these days ... complete opposite of like 6 years ago ......

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Agreed, to be completely honest I hate the Yankees and their fans like 1/8th as much as I hate the Red Sox and their fans these days ... complete opposite of like 6 years ago ......

Me too. In fact, I don't even hate the Yankees anymore. But that's not the point. Tonight I'll put my Red Sox hatred on hold and tip my cap to Lester.

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Me too. In fact, I don't even hate the Yankees anymore.

Oh, dear.

I thought we'd made progress in helping you recognize the Natural Order of Things, so you wouldn't get confused about who The Real Enemy is.

'Guess not. Time for rehab?

Friends don't let friends not hate the Yankees ;-)

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Oh, dear.

I thought we'd made progress in helping you recognize the Natural Order of Things, so you wouldn't get confused about who The Real Enemy is.

'Guess not. Time for rehab?

Friends don't let friends not hate the Yankees ;-)

I know, I know and I love ya for trying to help. It's not that I like them or root for them, I just don't care about them at all. Now tomorrow through Thursday they'll be my #1 enemy but otherwise, I just don't care.

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Man it's going to be a long time before anybody other than Boston wins the AL East.

SO LET IT BE WRITTEN, SO LET IT BE DONE! :D

A few facts:

First leftie no hitter at Fenway since Mel Parnell in 1956. It is only the third no hitter by a Boston pitcher who is a southpaw at Fenway in History.

First team to have consecutive no hitters since Nolan Ryan did it for the Angels.

Jason Varitek is the first catcher in history to catch a no-hitter by four different pitchers: Lester, Bucholtz, Lowe and Nomo.

Another youngster, Ellsbury, made a spectacular diving play to save the no hitter in the fourth inning.

It was the first time the Sox had pitched no-hitters in consecutive years since 1916-1917.

My congrats to Lester, Varitek, Ellsbury and the whole team. It is a team game and I congratulate them all.

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I so hate the Red Sox and all their little hipster fans. Hate 'em.

But I'm happy for Lester. I was watching the ninth inning and really pulling for him. He's a great story, and an inspiration to us all. Way to go!

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Fair play to Varitek like someone else said he's caught 4 no hitters, thats insane.

He's way better of a game caller than I give him credit for.

Either that or he's played for one of the superteams of his era, and was lucky enough to be behind the plate for some no-hit games.

Besides this Lester-as-wonderful-human-interest-story the best thing that comes out of this game hoping that this just makes the Sox and their fans fall that much harder later on.

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Fair play to Varitek like someone else said he's caught 4 no hitters, thats insane.

He's way better of a game caller than I give him credit for.

It so weird, yesterday before I went to class a caller called into the local sports show and asked which catcher has caught the most no hitters and they looked it up and mentioned Varitek among a few others with 3. I get out of class and theres Varitek with 4 no hitters caught.

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